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Gjoa Haven Tahiurtiit Justice Committee seeking members

09 January 2017

Public Service Announcement

Gjoa Haven Tahiurtiit Justice Committee seeking members

Start Date: January 9, 2017

End Date: January 30, 2017

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The Gjoa Haven Tahiurtiit Justice Committee is looking for members.

Justice committees in Nunavut use a community-based justice approach to assist victims of crime and work with people who have caused harm by committing an offence.

Applicants should have knowledge and experience in restorative justice and in dealing with social issues. They should also have knowledge of Inuit societal values, and should be sensitive to helping victims and offenders.

Training concerning members’ roles and responsibilities will be provided. Committee members are volunteer positions with honoraria for attending meetings.

If you are interested, please submit your resumé and criminal record check to Marvin Atqittuq, Gjoa Haven’s community justice outreach worker, at For more information, please contact Donna Olsen-Hakongak at 867-983-4092 or

Deadline for submission is January 30, 2017.


Media Contact:

Hannah Hutchinson

Policy and Communications Analyst

Department of Justice